Star Trek: “Metamorphosis”

Data
Title: Star Trek“Metamorphosis”
Year: 1967
Network: NBC
Episode: the ninth (of twenty-six) from season two; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Ralph Senensky
Writer: Gene L. Coon
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Glenn Corbett, Elinor Donahue
Music: Alexander Courage (theme); George Duning
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently yesterday (have on DVD)
Synopsis: a man stranded on a distant planet is looked after by an energy being

My reaction
Concept:3/4 (Good)
Story:2/4 (Indifferent)
Characters:3/4 (Good)
Dialog:2/4 (Indifferent)
Pacing:3/4 (Good)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:4/4 (Great) Beautiful sets.
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good, 3/4 (Good)). Might have been great, but it’s badly marred by some hilarious sexism. It reminds me a lot of The Twilight Zone.
Objective Rating (Average):2.9/4 (Good)

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